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The effort, dedication, and insights of these staff are appreciated and invaluable to the success of our organization.

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How we help educators, students & families

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    Accelerate children’s learning and development.

    Iowa’s AEAs provide educational equity for all Iowa children with emphasis on those with diverse learning needs.

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    Inspire educators to sustain superior learning outcomes.

    Iowa’s AEAs provide professional tools and learning experiences to support the implementation of evidence-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

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    Innovate with schools to maximize system effectiveness.

    Iowa’s AEAs provide economies of scale, and program and infrastructure supports.

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    Partner with community organizations.

    Iowa’s AEAs provide expertise to healthcare and non-profit groups so that children who are experiencing delays can be evaluated by therapists and other specialists.

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#plaea welcomes you to attend FOCUS 2022, its summer learning conference that features amazing keynote speakers: Joe Beckman, Curt Slater, and Jenn Alexander.

Breakout sessions include: Tough Conversations from a Trauma Focused Lens, Creating Safe Climates & Cultures Out of Chaos, Partnering with Families to Support Student Learning, How to Use Your Title I Compact to Improve Student Learning, & Understanding Conflict.

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#plaea welcomes you to attend FOCUS 2022, its summer learning conference that features amazing keynote speakers: Joe Beckman, Curt Slater, and Jenn Alexander. 

Breakout sessions include: Tough Conversations from a Trauma Focused Lens, Creating Safe Climates & Cultures Out of Chaos, Partnering with Families to Support Student Learning, How to Use Your Title I Compact to Improve Student Learning, & Understanding Conflict.

https://www.smore.com/wnstgm

Iowa's AEAs love seeing you use Pear Deck in your classrooms! 🍐 As the year closes out, here are some best practices to help you return to a tidy Pear Deck account in the fall 🍐 #iaedchat ... See MoreSee Less

Iowas AEAs love seeing you use Pear Deck in your classrooms! 🍐 As the year closes out, here are some best practices to help you return to a tidy Pear Deck account in the fall 🍐 #iaedchat

This Iowa community-based, person-centered mental health and disability services system provides local access to mental health and disability services that support adults and children with severe emotional disturbances in obtaining their maximum independence. ... See MoreSee Less

This Iowa community-based, person-centered mental health and disability services system provides local access to mental health and disability services that support adults and children with severe emotional disturbances in obtaining their maximum independence.

Way to go Angela...we couldn't ask for more! ... See MoreSee Less

Way to go Angela...we couldnt ask for more!

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Yes!!!!!! Angela you are amazing!

One of my favorites!

Well deserved recognition!

You ROCK!!

OMGGGGGG!! My sanity saver this year more than any other!! What a phenomenal sounding board, teammate, friend, advocate, and one (of the seemingly few) who truly "gets it!" So thankful for you and to get to work with you!! Congratulations!🎉

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Congratulations Graduates! Iowa's AEAs are proud to be a part of your journey! #iaedchat ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations Graduates! Iowas AEAs are proud to be a part of your journey! #iaedchat

We love having a "Rock Star" at the agency! ... See MoreSee Less

We love having a Rock Star at the agency!

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Danielle Nauman is a rock star SLP! Glad to have you at MBAEA 🎉

Danielle is AMAZING! We are so thankful to have her at Maquoketa Middle School!

Way to go Danielle!!!!!!! Well deserved!

Love Danielle!!! Congrats!

Way to go Danielle!!

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Mobile Response is an on-site, face-to-face mental health service for individuals experiencing a crisis. Mobile response staff are able to intervene wherever the crisis is occurring. With Mobile Crisis Outreach, mental health counselors are dispatched to homes, schools, emergency rooms, or public places where a mental health crisis is occurring. Response time is within 60 minutes of dispatch. ... See MoreSee Less

Mobile Response is an on-site, face-to-face mental health service for individuals experiencing a crisis. Mobile response staff are able to intervene wherever the crisis is occurring. With Mobile Crisis Outreach, mental health counselors are dispatched to homes, schools, emergency rooms, or public places where a mental health crisis is occurring. Response time is within 60 minutes of dispatch.

What we’re proud of

21 & 15

Public school districts and accredited nonpublic schools.

294

Staff dedicated to making a difference every day.

6529

Students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) both weighted and non-weighted.

1396

Children age birth to 3 screened in 2019-2020.

“AEA services are huge for our family. We’d be confused, in a world of hurt without them. We wouldn’t have the knowledge or the skills to know the things we can do to easily incorporate into our day-to-day life. We get a lot more out of the sessions when we are at home in an environment that is comfortable for our family and our daughter. We’re so happy the AEA exists!”